Home State: Minnesota
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 1st Minnesota Infantry
He was in Company H, 1st Minnesota Infantry.
On the Campaign
He was slightly wounded in action at Antietam on 17 September 1862, but was thought killed there.
The rest of the War
He walked off the field and headed north, eventually working at a mill in Pennsylvania. He enlisted in Company E, 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry on 5 August 1863 under the name William Champion and served until honorably discharged on 20 February 1864.
References & notes
Casualty information from Nelson1.